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5x2y=5
y5x=3
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Substitute 5x +3 for y in the first equation, then solve it for x.
Substitute 5x +3 for y in the first equation, then solve it for x.
When I subsitute 5x+3 into the equation I get x=1/5 and y=2 is this correct?
You are close! Try x = 1/5 (y is correct).
Substitute the values into the original equations to check. If both equations check out with the values you found as solutions, then you know you are on the right track! :)
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